The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Grundzüge der Morphologie des Deutschen [Fundamentals of German Morphology]
This book is intended for all students of German Studies and provides the full range of inflection and formation of words in German. It also covers the structure of the ›small‹ parts of speech and takes into account historical developments as well as the formation of foreign words. The presentation is oriented particularly on the new study curricula and is separated into introductory and advanced chapters. It is supplemented by numerous examples and problem-oriented discussions, exercises and sample solutions as well as references and an extensive glossary to facilitate exam preparation.